Onion Strings

Crispy, crunchy, and delicious. Just a few words to describe these mouth watering French Fried Onion Strings! You can use these fried onion strings in soups, salads, burgers, and more!

overhead bowl of french fried onions

What are onion strings?

French Fried Onion strings are also known as French fried onions or onion straws. They are made up of very thinly sliced sweet onion that is bathed in buttermilk to remove the sting, and then tossed in a seasoned flour mix and flash fried.

French Fried Onion strings are hugely versatile. While I like to just munch on mine like a snack, hubby loves his on a Cowboy Burger.

You can also put them on Hot Dogs, toss onion strings into a salad, use them on a green bean casserole or even serve them as a side dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Even use them as an accent on top of deviled eggs, in stuffing or on top of any dish that needs a little pizzazz!

The hands-on time to make French Fried Onion Strings is fairly minimal, although there is about an hour of passive time to let them soak up all the delicious buttermilk goodness.

You can even make them ahead of time and store them in an airtight container at room temperature.

Recipes that use onion strings:

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